Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Anna Grizzle discussed how recent innovations can increase patient access to non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) and reduce Medicaid spending. Innovations related to ride sharing and coordination “‘will allow more Medicaid beneficiaries to take advantage of the transportation benefit. Anything that can be done to increase access to health services should result in healthier outcomes for Medicaid patients,’ ultimately resulting in reduced Medicaid spending,” Anna stated. 

The full article, “Transport Innovations Could Drive Patients to the Doctor,” was published by Bloomberg BNA Health Law Resource Center on December 14, 2017, and is available online.